Goodwill NYNJ has received a $100,000 grant from the Pinkerton Foundation to upskill 40 individuals per year who have gained security jobs through our Career Services Youth Pathways program (YouthPathways) and are looking to advance their careers. Thanks to this grant, Goodwill NYNJ will provide on-site training and exam preparation so they can obtain advanced certifications and higher wages. This new program launched on Nov. 1, 2020.
Goodwill NYNJ and Per Scholas Launch Bridge Pathway Pilot on Jan. 19, 2021 Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ receives $1 million from NYC Council and $300,000 from BNY Mellon to operate a bridge pathway pilot in partnership with Per Scholas to teach the skills required for advanced technology training programs and to connect to in-demand tech jobs.
Goodwill NYNJ's Day Programs have published their plan for reopening safely for in-person services.
New York, NY – Goodwill Industries® of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. is pleased to announce that Alicia McGrath has joined the agency as Executive Vice President of Mission, effective September 14, 2020. Ms. McGrath was previously Executive Director for Bethany House and is a senior level non-profit executive with over twenty-five years of experience in leadership positions with specific expertise in the field of Social Services.
Goodwill Industries® of Greater NY and Northern NJ opens its first outlet, ecommerce and warehouse facility in Northern NJ to offer shopping opportunities to help New Jerseyans reduce their carbon footprint and to help the nonprofit organization fund programs to create jobs for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in the NYC metropolitan region.
This year on July 26, Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ (Goodwill NYNJ) marks the 30th anniversary of the signing of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA). This law prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, education, and public accommodations.